Your Options When You’re Single and Considering Having a Child on Your Own

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According to a Pew Research Center analysis, roughly one-third of all American children under age 18 live with an unmarried parent. Most of those single parent homes are headed by a mom. As women, we have lots of options for how to become a parent, even without a partner. While there are some disadvantages to having children on your own, there are advantages as well. For instance, when weighing the options, you can make decisions based on what you feel is right for you, without negotiating with a partner. Whatever choice is right for you, here are some options to consider when thinking about having a child on your own as a single mom by choice.

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Creative Pregnancy Announcement Ideas

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Finding out you’re pregnant – especially for the first time – is a moment you’ll never forget. It comes along with lots of emotions, of course, and hopefully one of those many feelings is excitement. At some point after taking that positive test, you’ll get to think of how to tell people in your life about this happy news. If you’re looking for inspiration for your pregnancy announcement ideas, you’re in the right place!

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Baby Development During the First Trimester

When you first find out you are pregnant, you want to know all about the changes that will happen as baby grows and develops. You are asking yourself what to expect and how to take care of your new tiny one. The first trimester is full of changes and by the end of the first trimester weeks (weeks 1-13), you will be growing a fetus that is developing daily.

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All About Baby Poop Information on Baby Poop Types, Colors, and What it all Means

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Whether it’s the first diaper change or the 100th, you want to know what the color, consistency and smell of your infant’s poop means. As a parent, you will talk about poop more than you ever thought possible. Normal baby poop comes in different colors, sizes, frequencies and smells

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